Writing

The reflection table

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I love to find things to use in my classroom that invite curiosity or renew interest in an old activity. Today, I want to introduce you to what I like to call “the reflection table.”

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Christmas writing station

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Promoting the spirit of giving along with writing skills and fine motor skills with our Christmas writing station in preschool!

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Gift box chalkboard writing game

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Put a little holiday spirit into your chalkboard easel with this fun chalkboard gift box game for preschoolers!

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Exploring all kinds of shapes with salt box drawing

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To promote time with shape recognition and drawing, I transferred our salt into to boxes that come in different shapes.

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DIY chalk box

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I happened to pick up some a short while ago and I must tell you that it is hard not to get carried away with DIY chalkboard paint projects like our DIY Chalkboard Boxes!

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The motivation to draw and write is powered by play

Motivation to Draw

You may think that driving a toy jeep around the drive-way and developing the skills to write or draw have no connection but my two-year-old grandson would demonstrate that there is a strong connection between the two…

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Window tracing on a sunny day

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Exploring our names and other shapes through window tracing!

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Five tips for taking preschool journals outside

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Come and see these five tips shared for taking preschool journals outside.

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Ten tips for keeping a journal in preschool

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I spent some time jotting down tips from my own experience in exploring journals in the preschool classroom.

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Salt tray mazes

Come discover how our preschool children used fine motor and engineering skills to create their own salt tray mazes.

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Salt tray heart printing and writing

Introducing and exploring the writing and printing process through the use of salt trays in preschool…

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Our Thanksgiving chart

We shared what we were thankful for through this interesting chart making process.

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Feather tip salt tray writing

Exploring the salt tray writing experience with our turkey feathers!

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We can vote | Election Day

We had a big day exploring the voting process on election day in preschool!

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Calculating up numbers in preschool

Our preschool class spent time calculating up numbers! See the process they loved and explored!

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Six unique ways to use scrap wood in preschool

There are so many wonderful ways preschoolers can explore scrap wood. Stop by and see some of the unique ways we are exploring in our classroom!

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